Author Archives: Tony Peters

2018 Yalumba Y Series Sangioves Rose

When I walked into the bottle shop to buy this Rosé, the young lady commented about how much Rosé she has been selling of late.  Then she asked me why I picked this one out of all the ones she … Continue reading

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2018 Natural Wine Co. Organic Shiraz

The topic ‘organic’ came up in an overheard conversation at work the other day.  One  view was, “…oh it’s probably only a trendy marketing thing with a lot of stuff so they can up the price.”  Now, I didn’t enter … Continue reading

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2018 Natural Wine Co. Organic Rosé

Rosé has become increasing popular in our home, even during the winter months.  The grape varieties being used to produce different styles seems to be growing every year, and Rosés are taking up a lot more space on bottle shop … Continue reading

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2018 Natural Wine Co. Organic Sauvignon Blanc

I was really pleased to see this wine (among a couple of others from these guys) arrive at my home.  I was lucky enough to try the last vintage and, for someone that tends to avoid the variety, I was … Continue reading

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2018 Yalumba Y Series Whites

I don’t mind confessing to always keeping an eye out for the release of this range every year.  They are reliably varietal, they generally never fail to impress and you can put plenty of them in the fridge without making … Continue reading

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2018 Hastwell & Lightfoot Fiano

I’ve been to McLaren Vale a number of times so, confession time.  I’ve seen the Hastwell and Lightfoot sign (and if my memory serves me correctly, there was a comment about how it sounded like the names of a couple … Continue reading

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Matriach & Rogue Montepulciano Duo

Montepulciano is kind of a small place in the southern part of Tuscany, Italy.  Actually, with a population of 13,984 (about 4 times that of the Clare Valley) it can’t really be called small I suppose.  Anyway, what may come … Continue reading

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